In just three months, Lantern's volunteer program has expanded from two volunteers to 14 people volunteering weekly, along with many more taking part in one-off events.
On Tuesday, Lantern client Shamel and mentor D'Marco met up for the first outing for our new Young Adults Mentoring Program. Shamel, who is 22, is majoring in Human Services at Bronx Community College and has been a mentor himself. Working for the Safe In My Brother's Arms program in Brooklyn, he mentored homeless teenage … Continue reading Young Adults Mentoring Program launches with a trip to the Barclays Center
Here's some highlights from our April newsletter. To make sure you always get the full story, sign up. Illness Management & Recovery delivers impressive results: For nearly 30 years, Deborah* avoided daylight because she was afraid of people seeing her. She shopped in the middle of the night at 24-hour supermarkets, and if she thought … Continue reading April news: mental health successes and a new volunteering program